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Spring-Summer 2021

Can a smartphone app de-escalate traffic stop encounters between drivers and police?

Can a smartphone app de-escalate traffic stop encounters between drivers and police?

Auggie-created TurnSignl app provides an attorney on demand so everyone gets home safely

Childhood friends and Augsburg University Master of Business Administration alumni Andre Creighton ’19 MBA and Mychal Frelix ’19 MBA understand the fear of driving while Black and being stopped by… more >

The Scandinavian work ethic that inspired the Augsburg Associates’ decades of service

The Scandinavian work ethic that inspired the Augsburg Associates’ decades of service

Though the Augsburg Associates group has ended, the impact of volunteer work over 37 years resonates
The Auggies who refuse to ‘keep politics off the field’

The Auggies who refuse to ‘keep politics off the field’

How Augsburg’s student-athletes use their platform to advocate for causes beyond the sports arena

In 2016, first-year student Olivia House ’20 kneeled during the national anthem before one of her first Auggie soccer matches. She was alone—the only Black person on the… more >

Meme stocks, Robinhood, and what to know about the stock market today

Meme stocks, Robinhood, and what to know about the stock market today

On the Spot Q&A with Associate Professor Marc McIntosh

In early 2021, stocks of the companies AMC, BlackBerry, and GameStop made headlines—but not just for performing well. In a matter of days, some of these stock values increased… more >

Notes from President Pribbenow: On the “new normal”

Notes from President Pribbenow: On the “new normal”

As we enter a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and plan for our return to campus for our 152nd academic year at Augsburg, I am often asked what… more >

Augsburg to launch Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies department, major

Augsburg to launch Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies department, major

Augsburg University is developing a new Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies Department. The new department aligns with Augsburg’s mission and responds to a proposal developed by a group of… more >

Board of Regents approves President Pribbenow’s contract through 2027

Board of Regents approves President Pribbenow’s contract through 2027

In its March meeting, the Augsburg University Board of Regents’ executive committee unanimously approved a multiyear contract renewal for President Paul Pribbenow, who joined the university in 2006 as its… more >

Augsburg students earn Fulbright awards

Augsburg students earn Fulbright awards

This year, three Augsburg students earned Fulbright awards, and one has been named a Fulbright alternate candidate. Citlaly Escobar ’21 and Ciashia Shiongyaj ’21 both won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships… more >

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